• British Government ‘Attempting To Stop Met Office From Re-assessing Climate Data’

    • Date: 05/12/09

    The Times: The Met Office plans to re-examine 160 years of temperature data after admitting that public confidence in the science on man-made global warming has been shattered by leaked e-mails. The new analysis of the data will take three years, meaning that the Met Office will not be able to state with absolute confidence […]

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  • Reactions to ‘Climategate’ Inquiry

    • Date: 03/12/09

    The Times: The university at the centre of a climate change row today appointed a former civil servant to head an inquiry into claims of misconduct by its scientists. Sir Muir Russell, chairman of the Judicial Appointments Board for Scotland, who has no previous links with the climate science community, will lead the investigation into […]

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  • Lord Lawson Welcomes CRU Inquiry

    • Date: 03/12/09

    I welcome the setting up of this inquiry, which I called for when the so-called ‘climategate’ first broke some two weeks ago. I hope all those involved in this very worrying affair will give their full and unstinting cooperation to Sir Muir Russell and his team. Lord Lawson, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of […]

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  • Professor In Climate Change Scandal Helps Police With Enquiries

    • Date: 02/12/09

    Daily Mail: Dr Benny Peiser, director of the British-based Global Warming Policy Foundation, said: ‘What is important is that the university comes clean on this and they don’t fudge the inquiry. ‘We need total transparency on this. ‘If they try to set up some kind of whitewash panel with an inquiry that does not have […]

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  • GWPF: CRU Inquiry Must Be Independent And Transparent For The Sake Of Science

    • Date: 02/12/09

    The Times: The inquiry into the leaked-emails controversy at the University of East Anglia must be independent and transparent for the sake of science, a prominent climate change sceptic (sic) group said today. Professor Phil Jones, who heads the climate research unit (CRU) at the UEA, announced yesterday he would step down while the university […]

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  • Tory leader told to heed Turnbull lesson

    • Date: 02/12/09

    The Australian: A prominent Conservative blogger has warned that British Conservative Party leader David Cameron faces some of the same doubts on climate change among his party’s membership that brought down Australian Liberal leader Malcolm Turnbull. Tim Montgomerie, editor of the influential ConservativeHome website, said yesterday that Mr Cameron, an outspoken supporter of action against […]

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  • Senior Tory Warns Of Public Backlash Against Climate Taxes

    • Date: 02/12/09

    Press Association: A senior Tory has attacked the “fixation” of the green movement with imposing ever tougher targets for reducing carbon emissions, with potentially “crippling” costs for the economy. David Davis, an ex-shadow cabinet member and party leadership challenger, said the UK was already facing a £55 billion long-term price tag for its current policies […]

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  • CRU Data Affair: Phil Jones stands down until completion of independent inquiry

    • Date: 01/12/09

    Associated Press: Britain’s University of East Anglia says the director of its prestigious Climatic Research Unit is stepping down pending an investigation into allegations that he overstated the case for man-made climate change. The university says Phil Jones will relinquish his position until the completion of an independent review into allegations that he worked to […]

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